Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories January 8

Foldable smartphones have gotten a lot better over the past year especially looking at Samsung’s portfolio. However, it’s no secret these devices still have a lot of hurdles to overcome before they’re truly ready for the mass market. This week, as the dead of Winter rears its ugly head, some Samsung foldables are having trouble with the cold weather.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories October 14, 2020

The original Samsung Galaxy Fold was the first phone to really bring foldables to the forefront, but its sequel is a more impressive device in almost every way. Still, for those who purchased the original $1,980 Galaxy Fold, a new feature update is on its way to better match the Fold 2.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories March 26, 2020

Android 10 is now rolling out for the Samsung Galaxy Fold

Samsung is now finally rolling out the Android 10 update for the Galaxy Fold, which brings with it One UI 2.0.

Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories February 17, 2020

The Samsung Galaxy Fold was one of the first Android Foldables ever to be announced, but its launch was quickly overshadowed by several big issues with the hardware. Nearing a year after the botched launch, Samsung is working on its “Galaxy Fold 2” behind the scenes, and now we’re getting some details on what it will bring, including a July release.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories January 8, 2020

Foldable phones are still in their infancy right now, but the Galaxy Fold proved the concept could be sold to more people. Apparently, Samsung saw success with Galaxy Fold sales in 2019 with 1 million devices sold so far.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories December 24, 2019

Foldable phones finally made a proper debut in 2019, and going into 2020, they’re only expected to get better. One of the biggest issues currently with foldables is that they have plastic displays, but starting with its next Galaxy Fold, Samsung might be using glass instead.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories December 18, 2019

Back in September, Samsung’s next foldable device was rumored to have a flip phone form factor and arrive in 2020. At its developer conference a month later, the company previewed a user interface. The first images of this device have now possibly leaked.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories October 29, 2019

During the One UI 2 section of the Samsung Developer Conference 2019 Opening Keynote, the company showed off a new fordable form factor. Compared to the first-generation device, a tall screen folds in half to become a square-shaped object that you pocket.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories October 7, 2019

There’s no getting around the fact that the Samsung Galaxy Fold is a fragile device, but Samsung has certainly done its best following issues early this year. Now, the folks at iFixit have republished their Galaxy Fold teardown, and it reveals several internal improvements.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories October 4, 2019

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is a fragile device thanks to its display, but Samsung takes pride in the strength of its hinge. The company claims it will last 200,000 folds before the hinge breaks. How long will it really last? Let’s watch a robot repeatedly fold the Galaxy Fold until it dies in real-time.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories September 27, 2019

It’s been a long road to get the Samsung Galaxy Fold to market. After years of teasing, the foldable finally made an exciting debut earlier this year. That was followed by a spectacular crash, but Samsung has fixed some of the issues and the Galaxy Fold is finally launching today for customers to buy. Will you be one of them?

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories September 26, 2019

The Samsung Galaxy Fold’s public launch earlier this year was thrown off course when reviewers started finding display issues almost immediately. Now, one reviewer is already seeing damage on his Galaxy Fold’s display after barely a day of use, but there’s no reason to panic — at least not yet.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories September 24, 2019

Your first Samsung Galaxy Fold display replacement will cost just $149

Having spent some time with the Samsung Galaxy Fold, one concern I had was just how soft the display was. Teardowns and durability tests have not convinced me it will be the hardiest. That said, should you be looking to buy, it’s nice to know that your first Galaxy Fold display replacement will cost just $149.

Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories September 23, 2019

Months after it failed to launch, the Galaxy Fold is finally arriving in the United States later this week. Unfortunately, the Galaxy Fold US launch won’t see the device won’t be available quite as widely this time around.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories September 20, 2019

The Samsung Galaxy Fold is one of the more fragile phones we’ve ever seen, to the point where early issues with the display caused the device to be delayed for several months. Now, everyone’s favorite torture tester, JerryRigEverything, has had a chance to spend some time with the Galaxy Fold in a durability test that has mixed results.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories September 19, 2019

While the Samsung Galaxy Fold is not the first foldable phone on the market, it’s without a doubt the biggest, and it will be the device that sets the example for other companies. Unfortunately, a newly released care guide shows that the Samsung Galaxy Fold is an example of a fragile, impractical device that you may need to adjust your life around.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories September 13, 2019

Having spent some hands-on time with the Samsung Galaxy Fold, although a superb step forward for the industry, it still manages to feel very much like a first-generation foldable smartphone.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories September 9, 2019

The Samsung Galaxy Fold is finally almost here, and ahead of its launch, the company is highlighting some of the apps that fully support the folding form factor.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories September 6, 2019

After a huge delay from earlier this year, the Galaxy Fold finally went on sale this week in Samsung’s home country. Less than 24 hours later, the Samsung Galaxy Fold is already sold out in South Korea.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories September 4, 2019

In late July, Samsung said the Galaxy Fold was “ready to launch” after a series of design changes. The first Android Foldable will be available to purchase in “select countries” this month, with South Korea kicking it off on Friday.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories September 3, 2019

While the Samsung Galaxy Fold has yet to hit the market following some serious issues earlier this year, the company is pushing forward behind the scenes with more devices. According to a new report, Samsung’s second foldable phone folds like a flip phone and is coming next year.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories September 2, 2019

Months after its massive delay, the Samsung Galaxy Fold is finally right around the corner from release. Now, registration for the Galaxy Fold has opened up in the United States following some other regions.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories August 30, 2019

Samsung may relaunch the Galaxy Fold on September 6 in Korea

The Galaxy Fold launch and relaunch has been one wild ride. From manufacturing defects being pointed out by reviewers to slips, hold-ups, and now a redesign, it has been far from easy for Samsung to get the Fold to market.

Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories July 25, 2019

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold won’t be carried by T-Mobile upon re-release

The whole Galaxy Fold debacle might finally be over. Last night, Samsung announced that it had fixed the Galaxy Fold and would be re-releasing the device later this year, but as it turns out, T-Mobile won’t be carrying the device at that point.

Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories July 24, 2019

Following weeks of reports that chronicled design changes and testing, Samsung has announced that the Galaxy Fold will go on sale this September. The company officially detailed hardware tweaks and revealed that “final product tests” are now underway.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories July 3, 2019

The Samsung Galaxy Fold launch saga still rumbles on. According to a report by Bloomberg, Samsung has fixed many of the issues that arose during the failed launch of Galaxy Fold with a redesign of key components.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories July 1, 2019

The Samsung Galaxy Fold debacle has been a mess for the company, and it was clear early on that this hardware just wasn’t ready for the market. Today, Samsung CEO DJ Koh has admitted that the Galaxy Fold was launched “before it was ready,” and says that the entire incident has been “embarrassing.”

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories June 19, 2019

Samsung exec says Galaxy Fold is ‘ready’ for launch with ‘most’ display issues fixed

After its April delay, it’s been unknown when Samsung is going to launch its unique Galaxy Fold. According to one Samsung executive, though, the Galaxy Fold is “ready” now that its issues have been fixed.

Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories June 14, 2019

Well, that was short-lived. After a report earlier this week seemingly pinned the Galaxy Fold’s launch was going to be sometime in July, the company has apparently confirmed that it won’t be happening, saying that things haven’t moved forward since the April misfire.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories June 13, 2019

AT&T cancels all Galaxy Fold pre-orders, gives $100 gift card to say sorry

The entire launch of the Samsung Galaxy Fold has been a complete disaster from start to finish. It gets worse as now AT&T is canceling all pre-orders of the Galaxy Fold due to the delays and uncertainty surrounding the folding device.

Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories June 10, 2019

Samsung to announce Galaxy Fold re-launch details ‘in the coming weeks’

The trouble surrounding the Samsung Galaxy Fold has been a mess for the company. Now, as we near two months since issues first started popping up, Samsung says that we can expect Galaxy Fold re-launch details “in the coming weeks.”

Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories May 28, 2019

According to reports in The Korea Herald, the release date for the Samsung Galaxy Fold is set to slip yet again.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories May 24, 2019

For the past couple of months, the Samsung Galaxy Fold has gone from a skeptical announcement to raving reviews to absolute disaster. Now, the device is still delayed with no release date on the horizon. To make things even more uncertain, Best Buy has just announced that it is canceling all Galaxy Fold pre-orders.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories May 15, 2019

Following issues with early units ahead of the retail launch, Samsung recently delayed its Galaxy Fold with no clear path forward. Today, some details have leaked out regarding what Samsung has changed on the Galaxy Fold to improve the hardware’s durability.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories May 9, 2019

The revised Samsung Galaxy Fold launch date in the US will be decided in the next couple of days, says the company’s CEO Koh Dong-jin.

The statement follows an earlier email to customers explaining that pre-orders may be automatically cancelled unless confirmed …

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories May 7, 2019

Samsung is cancelling Galaxy Fold orders unless customers confirm that they still wish to proceed despite the screen failures seen in review units.

The company has emailed customers who ordered the device, acknowledging the issues experienced by reviewers, and stating that it will automatically cancel orders unless purchasers confirm that they still wish to go ahead …

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories April 25, 2019

iFixit takes down its revealing Galaxy Fold teardown due to Samsung pressure

The Samsung Galaxy Fold has an unclear future, but a recent teardown revealed a lot on why the device was having issues. Now, however, it’s looking like Samsung may have requested that iFixit remove its Galaxy Fold teardown.

Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories April 24, 2019

AT&T removes shipping dates from Galaxy Fold pre-orders after notifying customers of June arrival

The Samsung Galaxy Fold is in a state of limbo at the moment. After Samsung officially delayed its launch, it’s totally unclear when or even if the first foldable smartphone will actually come to market. Now, AT&T has removed shipping dates from Galaxy Fold pre-orders.

Teardown specialists iFixit think they know how Samsung Galaxy Fold screen failures happen. We’ve so far seen six review units fail, with Samsung reportedly taking them all back before any more can happen.

The company says it has identified four potential reasons for the failures, in addition to the screen-protector which isn’t

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories April 23, 2019

Update: One reviewer has suggested that the units were supplied on 10-day loan, with the expectation they would then be swapped for a US-specific model. It’s unclear whether Samsung is recalling the review units early, but at this point they are not being replaced with a US model.

Just a day after Samsung confirmed reports that it was delaying the launch of its foldable smartphone after multiple reviewers reported serious problems with the folding display, the company is reportedly now taking back Galaxy Fold review units from tech writers and videographers.

The Galaxy Fold was originally scheduled to launch in the US on Friday, but this has now been indefinitely postponed …

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories April 22, 2019

According to the Wall Street Journal today, Samsung is officially delaying the Galaxy Fold launch in the US until further notice following some major display issues that popped up last week. Yikes.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories April 21, 2019

Early impressions of the Samsung Galaxy Fold got a lot of users excited for the device until potentially big display issues started popping up. Now, Samsung has reportedly made the decision to postpone the official launch of the Galaxy Fold, at least in China.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories April 17, 2019

Following some encouraging first impressions shared earlier this week, disaster seemingly struck for the Samsung Galaxy Fold today when a handful of reporters revealed some serious display issues. Now, Samsung has officially commented on Galaxy Fold display problems, and they’re looking into it.

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On Monday, Samsung officially let the press handle the Galaxy Fold after it was shown off in a tightly controlled demo in February. Just two days later, the first review units are encountering multiple issues all focused on the foldable display.

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Samsung apparently sold out of its nearly $2,000 Galaxy Fold in just a day

Smartphone prices have been creeping to insane levels for the past couple of years, but the Galaxy Fold is another monster entirely with its price tag just shy of $2,000. Despite that massive price, Samsung sold out of the Galaxy Fold both on its own website and through a carrier partner in less than a day.

Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories April 16, 2019

The Samsung Galaxy Fold first went official at the same time as the Galaxy S10, but no one was allowed to touch it at that point. This week, Samsung finally gave members of the press some hands-on time with the Galaxy Fold – here’s what they had to say in their first impressions.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories April 15, 2019

Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy Fold

Samsung is coming hot off the heels of its Galaxy S10 series with an industry first, the Galaxy Fold. The first foldable phone to hit mass market costs a pretty penny, but if you’re interested in picking it up, here’s where to buy the Samsung Galaxy Fold.

Samsung Galaxy Fold Stories April 11, 2019

While we haven’t yet seen much of the Samsung Galaxy Fold beyond a few video snippets, the folding smartphone is heading to the US on April 26th, with the Galaxy S10 5G following sometime in May.

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